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Complete details about Iraq in Asia with capital city Baghdad

Country NameIraq (Al-ŽIraq)
Country CodeIRQ
Capital CityBaghdad
ContinentAsia
RegionMiddle East
Independence Year1932
Population23115000
Surface Area438317.0
Life Expectancy66.5 years
GNP11500.0 (old 0.0)
Government FormRepublic

Spoken Languages

Arabic [official]     (77.2%)
Assyrian     (0.8%)
Azerbaijani     (1.7%)
Kurdish     (19.0%)
Persian     (0.8%)

Major Cities

Baghdad, Baghdad     (population 4336000)
Mosul, Ninawa     (population 879000)
Irbil, Irbil     (population 485968)
Kirkuk, al-Tamim     (population 418624)
Basra, Basra     (population 406296)
al-Sulaymaniya, al-Sulaymaniya     (population 364096)
al-Najaf, al-Najaf     (population 309010)
Karbala, Karbala     (population 296705)
al-Hilla, Babil     (population 268834)
al-Nasiriya, DhiQar     (population 265937)
al-Amara, Maysan     (population 208797)
al-Diwaniya, al-Qadisiya     (population 196519)
al-Ramadi, al-Anbar     (population 192556)
al-Kut, Wasit     (population 183183)
Baquba, Diyala     (population 114516)

Iraq's most recent News and Stories

Iraq Tweets

From @OceanadeSilva on Sun Jun 16 18:48:55 EDT 2019 RT @arryTuttle: After fake news took us to war in Iraq, Libya and Syria, is there a single sane individual in the entire UK who thinks that?
From @flht316 on Sun Jun 16 18:48:53 EDT 2019 RT @artist180: This cartoon was on my FB Page. So I replied ?? The worst thing that a Christian wants to do to a gay person is pray over t?
From @LHCBMatt on Sun Jun 16 18:48:50 EDT 2019 @MJaMitchell Plus, O.J.'s a mark on the media's tombstone is another stickler for me. Like Richard Jewell or the Ir? https://t.co/Ki5fUNsEot
From @WirelessDuck on Sun Jun 16 18:48:48 EDT 2019 RT @sahouraxo: Those who invaded #Iraq on a pack of lies, destroying an entire country and turning it into a depleted-uranium-riddled waste?
From @dzadzey on Sun Jun 16 18:48:45 EDT 2019 .@SecPompeo So, do you have ANY actual proof? Or are you just expecting America to let itself be dragged into anoth? https://t.co/kH9aZ2gV5P
From @TheAssailant on Sun Jun 16 18:48:44 EDT 2019 RT @halaljew: ?Iran-Iraq War with the US on the sidelines? This is a lie, and he knows it?s a lie. The U.S. supported Saddam?s war against?
From @emilyjodell on Sun Jun 16 18:48:43 EDT 2019 RT @halaljew: ?Iran-Iraq War with the US on the sidelines? This is a lie, and he knows it?s a lie. The U.S. supported Saddam?s war against?
From @Korex_F on Sun Jun 16 18:48:32 EDT 2019 RT @Trickyjabs: 10 Countries with largest Oil Reserves - By US attitude: Already Invaded: Iraq Libya Too Dangerous to Invade: Russia Buy?
From @dkneezjones1 on Sun Jun 16 18:48:30 EDT 2019 @RepAdamSchiff How do we know it is Iran? Trump and his flying monkeys are dying to start a war with Iran. How can? https://t.co/1PNaVyo7qR
From @imthatholly on Sun Jun 16 18:48:30 EDT 2019 When @GOP is all "We want war!", like Tom Cotton. The correct reply isn't "what about those thousands of ?? casual? https://t.co/7usRKJQcTM